NetCentrics Corporation
  • 20-Jul-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Seaside, CA, USA
  • Full Time
  • Secret


Title: Senior Assessment and Authorization Validator

Location: Herndon, VA/Remote/Seaside, CA

Clearance: Secret


  • Plan and continuously monitor cybersecurity and privacy policies, programs, compliance artifacts, and standards in support of government and industry security compliance, including systems accreditation and management
  • Support cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology validation
  • Provide support, guidance and feedback based on document review
  • Track assigned system from initiation to retirement, staying informed of Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V), Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and deadlines
  • Develop and review plan to assess the security controls at each stage of the RMF process
  • Assess the security controls in accordance with the assessment procedures defined in the security assessment plan
  • Provide support to system owner, enclave or site personnel to complete required A&A documentation, and addressing Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) results
  • Ensure the security aspects of the verification strategy are developed, and security aspects of verification that constrain system requirements, architecture, or design are identified
  • Verify enabling systems or services needed to achieve the security aspects of verification are available, and security requirements and characteristics of the system or system element are verified
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure security-driven data providing information for corrective actions is reported
  • Review evidence that the realized system satisfies the system security requirements, security views of the architecture, and security design is provided
  • Work with the team to ensure traceability of the security aspects of the verified system elements is established


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, IS, Computer Science or related field, and 8+ years of experience with performing technical security assessments, including vulnerability assessments, security control reviews, and system configuration checks to support Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • 4+ years of cybersecurity auditing experience
  • 3+ years of experience with planning and executing comprehensive cybersecurity test events, including identifying applicable security controls, analyzing assessment procedures, and identification and using required tools, such as Retina, Nessus, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), or Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
  • Experience with performing manual testing methods and procedures using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Government Services (SRG), and checklists
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • Active DoD 8570 IAM Level III or IAT Level III certification
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a background investigation including criminal history and reference checks

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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